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From Conference Booth to Mermaid Ball

Guest Blog Post by Finless Foods In June 2022,  government officials, ocean managers, and conservationists from around the world...

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Eco-Friendly Gift Wrapping

Eco-Friendly Gift Wrapping By Christine Evans Did you know that Americans throw away 25% more trash from Thanksgiving through...

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Spooky Ocean Creatures

Our ocean is home to incredible wildlife—charismatic creatures like whales, sea turtles, and manta rays—and countless other species that...

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10 Tips to Help Your Eco-Friendly Business Succeed

Guest blog post by Carolyn Hart If you’re curious about starting an eco-friendly business, you might be worried that...

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If Shellfish Disappear, So Will Healthy Ocean Ecosystems

Guest blog post by Alex Dunbar, IOC intern and student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill...

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The Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act

Guest blog post by Rose Iannuzzi, Inland Ocean Coalition intern and a ‘22 at Dartmouth College majoring in Environmental...

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Ocean-Based Climate Solutions

The Pine Gulch and Cameron Peak fires of 2020 are just some disasters that have caused us here in...

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Pack Your Reef-Safe Sunscreen This Summer!

Guest blog by Elaine Robbins, Inland Ocean Ambassador Are you heading to the beach or a tropical island this...

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How Should President Biden Address the Plastic Pollution Crisis?

Guest blog post by Hailey Kutcher, IOC intern.  Humans have created 8.3 billion tons of plastic, 79% of which...

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We Must Protect 30% of Our Lands and Ocean

30×30 Statement of Support The Inland Ocean Coalition strongly supports President Biden’s Conserving and Restoring America the Beautiful plan,...

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Support Colorado’s Plastic Pollution Reduction Act

Guest blog post by Rose Iannuzzi, Inland Ocean Coalition intern and a ‘22 at Dartmouth College majoring in Environmental...

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How to Support Sustainable Seafood and a Regenerative Ocean Food System

How to Support Sustainable Seafood and a Regenerative Ocean Food System By Pat Schnettler, an IOC Ambassador, and Mandi...

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What Will it Take to Achieve the 30×30 Resolution to Save Nature?

Did you know that only around 7.5% of our ocean is protected? Of this, only 2.6% of the global...

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Seven Ways to be a Fisherman or Woman, and a Conservationist

By Rick Wallace, founder and editor of Tackle Village As fishermen and women, we don’t always think about the...

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Fast Fashion is Speeding up the Degradation of our Planet

By Hailey Kutcher Fast fashion—inexpensive clothing produced rapidly by mass-markets in an attempt to keep up with current fashion...

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Reusables Are Safe During The Pandemic

During the stay at home order earlier this year due to COVID-19, the news shared stories of lowered CO2...

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Inland Ocean Ambassadors

As COVID-19 became a global threat in early 2020, we needed to rethink our in-person volunteer training strategy. With...

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Select Committee Releases Climate Report

Select Committee on the Climate Crisis Report: Release is Today! By Sophia Zengierski Back in January, the House of...

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On the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Rollback

By Sophia Zengierski In a time of national division and crisis, President Trump has chosen to roll back protections...

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How Ocean Health is Improving During the Pandemic

By Maya Chastang, a ninth grade student at Fairview in Boulder, Colorado  In the midst of a global pandemic,...

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Plastic Pollution Legislation in Colorado

This year Colorado is taking steps to reduce plastic pollution in the state through three legislative measures. First, SB...

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The Meaning of Salmon

By Stephen C. Curro, Inland Ocean Coalition Volunteer Say the word “salmon” and different people think of different things....

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What’s the Fishue with Orca Whales?

By Taylor Shedd, Inland Ocean Coalition Policy Manager Some of you may know that June is orca awareness month....

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Algal Blooms and Protecting Waterways

By Gregory Knight The summer is approaching and it’s easy to notice the vegetation around us becoming more green....

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Conservation Under the Trump Administration

By Jacob Villalobos, trained Ocean Ranger and Inland Ocean Coalition volunteer The Trump administration has a very different definition...

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Living Near Clean Waterways Provides Health And Wellness Benefits

By Kris Lindhal, realtor and water enthusiast from Blaine, Minnesota The importance of clean, vibrant water cannot be understated....

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Stand Up for Our Marine Sanctuaries and Monuments

By Jacob Villalobos, a trained Colorado Ocean Coalition Ocean Ranger We all eat. We all breathe. We require water...

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